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SB1521 SD1 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS.
Report Title: Pharmacy Benefit Managers; Maximum Allowable Cost; Contracting Pharmacies
Description: Establishes contract, cost disclosure, reimbursement, appeals, and information protection requirements for pharmacy benefit managers that contract with small, independent, and isolated pharmacies. Establishes enforcement jurisdiction in the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs. (SB1521 HD1)
Companion:  HB1442
Package: None
Current Referral: HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): BAKER, INOUYE, KIDANI, KIM, S. Chang, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara

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1/24/2019SIntroduced.
1/28/2019SPassed First Reading.
1/28/2019SReferred to CPH, JDC.
2/1/2019SThe committee(s) on CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 02-05-19 9:00AM in conference room 229.
2/5/2019SThe committee(s) on CPH deferred the measure until 02-07-19 10:00AM in conference room 229.
2/7/2019SThe committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, L. Thielen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Ruderman, Fevella.
2/15/2019SReported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 643) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDC.
2/15/2019SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.
2/15/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-21-19 9:00AM in conference room 016.
2/21/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, Wakai, Gabbard; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Kim, Fevella.
3/1/2019SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1012) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading.
3/1/2019SOne Day Notice 03-05-19.
3/5/2019SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Harimoto). Transmitted to House.
3/5/2019HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 512) in amended form (SD 1).
3/7/2019HPass First Reading
3/7/2019HReferred to HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN, referral sheet 27
3/8/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by HLT on Tuesday, 03-12-19 9:00AM in House conference room 329.
3/12/2019HThe committees on HLT recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, B. Kobayashi, Belatti, Nakamura, San Buenaventura, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Say; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
3/15/2019HReported from HLT (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1324) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to CPC/JUD.
3/15/2019HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC/JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) McKelvey, Nakamura, Quinlan, Takumi excused (4).
3/15/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by CPC/JUD on Wednesday, 03-20-19 2:00PM in House conference room 329.
3/20/2019HThe committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Cabanilla Arakawa, Cachola, Har, Kong, Mizuno, Onishi, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti.
3/20/2019HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Creagan, Lowen, McKelvey, Morikawa, Takayama, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Say; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Brower, Yamane.
3/22/2019HReported from CPC/JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1664), recommending referral to FIN.
3/22/2019HReport adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Quinlan, Yamane excused (2).

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB1521 SD1 HD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
CPH 229 2/05/2019 9:00 AM View
CPH 229 2/07/2019 10:00 AM View
JDC 016 2/21/2019 9:00 AM View
HLT 329 3/12/2019 9:00 AM View
CPC/JUD 329 3/20/2019 2:00 PM View